|[January 10, 2013]
YotaPhone Wins the CNET Best of CES Award for Hottest Mobile Device at the 2013 International CES
LAS VEGAS --(Business Wire)--
Yota Devices today announced it won a Best of CES (News - Alert) Award for its
YotaPhone, the first dual-screen phone with a full-color liquid crystal
display (LCD) on one side and an electronic paper display (EPD) on the
other. Produced and judged by editors from CNET (www.cnet.com),
the winners of the Best of CES Awards were announced Thursday, January
10, at 2013 CES in Las Vegas.
Selected by CNET's unbiased expert editors, the winners were the most
exciting, innovative, and promising products at the show. CNET editors
scoured the 2013 CES show floor for products to consider for the
prestigious award. In addition, CNET awarded a Best of Show product and
thousands of online readers and viewers voted for the CNET People's
Videos of the winners and finalist products can be found at http://www.cnet.com/ces.
YotaPhone, which was unveiled last month, features a powerful Andrid
based phone with LCD display on one side and EPD on the other, which is
the user's personal space for receiving notifications, linking to social
media, reading content-rich news or displaying favorite pictures. The
two displays are linked together to open a new world of unlimited user
experiences. YotaPhone will be available for sale worldwide in the
second half of 2013.
"Since we lifted the curtains on YotaPhone four weeks ago, we have been
thrilled at how the tech community, developers and consumers have
embraced the way our phone will change users' relationship and
interactions with their phone. Receiving the Best of CES Award by the
editors of CNET is another validation that we have created a whole new
archetype in smartphones," said Vlad Martynov, CEO, Yota Devices.
"Hundreds of companies and manufacturers descend on Las Vegas each
January to announce the products that will make news in the coming
year," said Lindsey Turrentine, Editor in Chief of CNET Reviews. "CNET's
army of editors work tirelessly to meet with industry insiders, explore
every inch of the CES show floor, and live blog every major press
conference to make sure we find the most exciting new tech from the
show. We're happy to have selected YotaPhone for a Best of CES Award."
About Yota Devices
Yota Devices is a private company dedicated to mobile communications and
connectivity devices based in Moscow, Russia. Yota Devices'
international team of software and hardware engineers and experts come
from Russia, the U.S. and Finland. The company's business philosophy is
based first on innovating the user experience and then on applying the
best emerging technologies to deliver on this promise. Yota Devices is
bringing the company's knowledge and obsession with the user experience
to the new YotaPhone based on the company's successful connectivity
devices business. Yota Devices has already sold more than 3 million
fast, reliable and attractive modems, routers and other connectivity
devices. The company's share of the LTE (News - Alert) modems market is 6%. For more
information visit http://www.yotadevices.com
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